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Marlo Thomas To Be Honored For Her Charity Work

June 22nd, 2011 2:45pm EDT
Marlo Thomas
Revered actress Marlo Thomas is to be handed a Lifetime Achievement award by a U.S. charity organization for her public service work.

The That Girl star has been selected by the Jefferson Awards for her 20-year commitment to raising money for pediatric cancer research and her involvement with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, which was founded by her father and comedian Danny Thomas.

And the star admits she couldn't be more proud, insisting charity work has completely changed her life.

She tells the Associated Press, "It completely stops you short. It's almost irresistible. You h...
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Marlo Thomas Offers Demi Moore Her Support

September 23rd, 2010 11:30am EDT
Marlo Thomas
Demi Moore's LOL co-star Marlo Thomas has urged the actress to stand strong amid reports her marriage to Ashton Kutcher is in trouble - because she would cry herself to sleep over the tabloid reports about her own union to TV king Phil Donahue.

Thomas and Donahue have been married for 30 years - but few fans thought the romance would last that long when the weeklies started running stories about the couple, just a year after the wedding. And the actress insists Moore and Kutcher can learn a lot from her experiences.

She tells BlogTalkRadio.com, "I don't ever believe anything. I can't te...
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George Clooney Calls On Hollywood During Humanitarian Emmy Acceptance

August 29th, 2010 11:10pm EDT
George Clooney
George Clooney called on Hollywood to cast its spotlight on the desperate needs of disaster victims as he accepted a special Emmy Award on Sunday night.

The Hollywood actor was handed the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award at the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards show to honor his use of television to help good causes.

Clooney has long been involved with humanitarian causes and has been a major figure in raising awareness of the genocide in the Sudanese region of Darfur, as well as helping the victims of Hurricane Katrina and hosting the Hope for Haiti TV telethon - which is also nominated for an Emmy....
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George Clooney To Pick Up Humanitarian Award At Emmys

July 21st, 2010 11:30am EDT
George Clooney
George Clooney will be presented with a special Emmy Award at the upcoming ceremony to acknowledge his charity work.

The Hollywood actor has long been involved with humanitarian causes and has been a major figure in raising awareness of the genocide in the Sudanese region of Darfur, as well as helping the victims of Hurricane Katrina and hosting the Hope for Haiti TV special. The telethon, which raised millions of dollars for those affected by the Haiti earthquake, is also nominated for an Emmy award.

Clooney will be handed the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award at the 2010 Primetime Emmy Awar...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 6

January 6th, 2008 3:00am EST
Syd Barrett
Happy Birthday to "Chasing Amy" star Joey Lauren Adams (1971), volleyball player/model Gabrielle Reece (1970), "Boyz N the Hood" director John Singleton (1968), Fox Sports commentator Howie Long (1960), "Mr. Bean" Rowan Atkinson (1955), British director Anthony Minghella (1954), AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young (1953), Pink Floyd founding member Syd Barrett (1946), disco musician Van McCoy (1940; d. 1979), diner owner Vic Tayback (1930), baseball legend Early Wynn (1920; d. 1999), singer/actor Danny Thomas (1914; d. 1991), classic actress Loretta Young (1910; d. 2000), American icon Benjamin F...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 6

January 6th, 2007 3:00am EST
Syd Barrett
Happy Birthday to "Chasing Amy" star Joey Lauren Adams (1971), volleyball player/model Gabrielle Reece (1970), "Boyz N the Hood" director John Singleton (1968), Fox Sports commentator Howie Long (1960), "Mr. Bean" Rowan Atkinson (1955), British director Anthony Minghella (1954), AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young (1953), Pink Floyd founding member Syd Barrett (1946), disco musician Van McCoy (1940; d. 1979), diner owner Vic Tayback (1930), baseball legend Early Wynn (1920; d. 1999), singer/actor Danny Thomas (1914; d. 1991), classic actress Loretta Young (1910; d. 2000), American icon Benjamin F...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 6

January 6th, 2006 3:00am EST
Syd Barrett
Happy Birthday to "Chasing Amy" star Joey Lauren Adams (1971), volleyball player/model Gabrielle Reece (1970), "Boyz N the Hood" director John Singleton (1968), Fox Sports commentator Howie Long (1960), Sister Sledge singer Kathy Sledge (1959), "Mr. Bean" Rowan Atkinson (1955), British director Anthony Minghella (1954), AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young (1953), Pink Floyd founding member Syd Barrett (1946), disco musician Van McCoy (1940; d. 1979), diner owner Vic Tayback (1930), baseball legend Early Wynn (1920; d. 1999), singer/actor Danny Thomas (1914; d. 1991), classic actress Loretta Young...
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